Samantha Ruth Prabhu Biography, Age, Income, Family, Wiki, Net Worth, and More

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Today we will know about the famous actress of South Indian cinema Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Samantha’s acting is so great for every character that no other actress can be imagined in her place.

He has a huge fan following for acting. But Samantha’s fans like her for her beauty and cute smile more than for acting. That is why today Samantha is counted among the top actresses in the South Film Industry.

But there was a time when Samantha’s family situation was very bad financially. He also started modeling to help his family.

Who is Samantha Ruth Prabhu?

Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Ruth Prabhu (formerly – Samantha Akkineni) is an Indian actress who is seen in South Tamil and Telugu films. Samantha was born on 28 April 1987 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in a lower-middle-class family.

Samantha’s father’s name is Joseph Prabhu who used to do a private job then. Apart from her parents, Samantha has two elder brothers in her family, whose names are Jonathan and David. 

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Early Life & Education

Samantha’s early childhood was spent at her maternal grandmother’s place in Alappuzha, Kerala. But when Samantha was able to study, she and her family shifted to Chennai.

Samantha did her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. After completing his schooling, he started his graduation in commerce from Stella Maris College, Chennai.

Samantha loved to study very much and that is why she used to be the topper student everywhere in school or college.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Career

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha realized during her schooling that she was from a poor family. Where his father works very hard to raise the family. That is why Samantha also wanted her to study and do a job and help her father financially.

At that time he did not even think about becoming an actress. When Samantha was in college, the condition of her house became even worse. She looked very cute and a perfect model to see in college time.

That’s why one of his friends suggested that you should definitely try modeling. Seeing her family situation, Samantha started part-time modeling after following that friend’s advice.

So that they can earn some income. He gave modeling trials where he started getting offers for photoshoots and started earning a little income. After some time in modeling, Samantha started getting offers to shoot photos of big brands.

During the modeling itself, in the year 2007, a famous cinematographer Ravi Varman noticed Samantha. He had seen a 3-minute modeling video of Samantha which impressed him a lot.

By the way, Ravi Varman was a cinematographer and he wanted to make a movie of his own writing for a long time. For the same movie, he was looking for a new actress who ended up as Samantha.

Ravi Varman’s movie was Moscowin Kaveri which was his first as a director debut film. He auditioned Samantha for this role which Samantha easily liked. Ravi Varman’s Moscowin Kaveri was the first film.

So he had to face many problems in making this film. Due to the same problems, it took almost 3 years to make this movie. This movie was released in the year 2010.

Moscowin Kaveri was the first film that Samantha was offered. This was not Samantha’s debut film. Actually, during the shooting of the Moscowin Kaveri movie, South’s famous director Gautam Menon’s attention went to Samantha’s looks and acting.

He liked both of his things very much. That’s why Gautam immediately asked Samantha to audition for the lead actress for her upcoming movie Ye Maaya Chesave. Samantha did not take any special training in acting.

But still, she was very much liked in the auditions. The director liked Samantha’s audition, so she started making two films together.

But the shooting of Ye Maaya Chesave movie was completed in a few months and the movie was also released in 2010 before the Moscowin Kaveri movie.

In this way, the film that Samantha got later was her debut film. The lead actor in Ye Maaya Chesave movie was Naga Chaitanya, son of South’s megastar Nagarjuna.

She was awarded the Best Female Debut award at the Filmfare Awards for her stellar performance in the movie Ye Maaya Chesave. Samantha’s first two films were superhit and fans were also very fond of her.

That’s why he started getting more offers from films. After the first two films, some of Samantha’s films were not successful. But after this, his Vrindavan and Dookudu movies were also a big hit.

Samantha started getting offers from good and big banner films continuously. In 2012 Samantha Got a chance to work in S.S Rajamouli’s film Eega. This movie was a blockbuster movie.

With this film, Samantha became known and liked not only in South India but all over the country. This movie was released in the Hindi language under the name Makkhi.

If you like watching South Indian movies, then you must have seen this movie. Samantha was awarded the Best Actress Award at the Filmfare Awards for this film.

Samantha also pays a lot of attention to her fitness. She goes to the gym every day and follows a controlled diet. That’s why she is one of the fittest actresses in the South.

Samantha charges around Rs 2 to 5 crore for a movie. His Net Worth is around 80 crores. Along with this, Samantha also does business. She also has a fashion brand named Saaki. 

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Personal Life

Samantha wih Husband Naga Chaitanya

Samantha got married in the year 2017 to South actor Naga Chaitanya. But before Naga Chaitanya, Samantha’s name was linked with Rang De Basanti actor Siddharth.

The news of their dating was also enough because both of them were seen together many times. But neither Siddharth nor Samantha ever accepted this relationship.

After seeing them together for some time, both of them also separated. Samantha first met her husband Naga Chaitanya in 2009 during the shooting of Ye Maya Chesave Movie.

But from here on he became only friends. Their relationship started with the movie Auto Naga Surya in 2014. From here Naga Chaitanya fell in love with Samantha.

After dating each other for 3 years, both of them got married in the year 2017.

In the year 2014, there was a movie with Mahesh Babu’s Kriti Sanon called Nenokkadine. When the poster of this movie was released, some people objected to the poster in which Samantha was at the fore.

Actually, it is seen in the poster that Mahesh Babu is walking on the beach and Kriti is going after him like an animal with all four hands and feet. So Samantha wrote on Twitter that this poster is insulating for Kriti.

Makers have to pay attention to this and remove it from the movie. The makers did not pay heed to Samantha. But the Censor Board took note of Samantha’s point and got this poster removed.

As much as Samantha looks good in acting and looks, she is also good in nature. She runs an NGO named Pratyusha Support. Under which she provides free treatment to poor children and women.

In the year 2017, Arjun Kapoor had an Ask Arjun session on his Twitter account. In this, questions were being asked to him. So his fans asked him who is your favorite actress in the South Film Industry?

In response to this, Arjun named 2 people Samantha and Nayantara. He also tagged Samantha in this post. Replying to this post, Samantha also praised Arjun and said thank you.

The big thing in this was that this reply was given by Samantha after 3 years. Means in the year 2020 and that’s why he had to face some fancy jokes too. Samantha received two Best Actress awards in the year 2012.

She was the second actress to win two Best Actress awards in the same year. Apart from this, Samantha has received many awards.